Tues December 06, 2016
This newsletter is to provide a status update from the Ubuntu Kernel Team. There will also be highlights provided for any interesting subjects the team may be working on.
- Version 0.02.01 of cpustat for Ubuntu Zesty 17.04 has been released. It features even lower CPU overhead and a new top-like mode, see
Devel Kernel Announcements
We uploaded a newer v4.9 based Zesty kernel to the archive:
It is currently based on v4.9-rc8 an we hope to have it promote out of -proposed before Dec 16. Please test and let us know your results. We anticipate we'll eventually converge on a v4.10 based kernel for Zesty.
Stable Kernel Announcements
Current cycle: 25-Nov through 17-Dec ==================================================================== 25-Nov Last day for kernel commits for this cycle 28-Nov - 03-Dec Kernel prep week. 04-Dec - 16-Dec Bug verification & Regression testing.. 19-Dec Release to -updates. Kernel Versions ==================================================================== trusty 3.13.0-106.153 vivid 3.19.0-76.84 precise 3.2.0-119.162 xenial 4.4.0-52.73 yakkety 4.8.0-29.31 linux-lts-trusty 3.13.0-106.153~precise1 linux-lts-vivid 3.19.0-76.84~14.04.1 linux-lts-xenial 4.4.0-52.73~14.04.1 Next cycle: 16-Dec through 07-Jan ==================================================================== 16-Dec Last day for kernel commits for this cycle 19-Dec - 24-Dec Kernel prep week. 25-Dec - 06-Jan Bug verification & Regression testing.. 09-Jan Release to -updates.
- The current CVE status can be reviewed at the following link: